Visit the Swiss Transport Museum, wonder at the "Kapellbrücke," the famous covered Kapell bridge across the river Reuss, board a steamboat from the dock and explore Lake Lucerne Or you could take one of the mountain railways that take you high up to one of the pre-alpine summits such as the Pilatus, the Rigi and the Stanserhorn mountains
Or visit the Culture and Congress Center. Lucerne is a place which offers something for everyone.
We were there in August of 1999.
Getting to Lucerne, Switzerland:
The Zürich Airport (IATA: ZRH, ICAO: LSZH) also called the Kloten Airport, is located in the canton of Zürich, Switzerland and it is managed by Unique Airport. It is Switzerland's largest international flight gateway and hub to the Swiss International Air Lines.
There is a direct train every hour from the Zurich airport to Lucerne. Duration: 1hour.
There are numerous flights into Zürich and numerous hotels in Zürich and the Lucerne area.
There are several Guided Tour Agencies offering standard city, and historical tours of Zürich and the surrounding area.
After arranging your flight we would suggest getting your hotel and then letting them arrange tours of the area for you. If you call the hotels Concierge Services ahead of your arrival, all of this can be pre-arranged for you.
We do this all the time. It is safe and it works!!! We have never experienced a problem doing it this way!
We have links to Priceline.com on our page so that you can arrange your flight and hotel in Zürich and the Lucerne area; such as the Swiss Alps.
Special Note - To Arrange Tours:
A New Way To Arrange Your Tours Has Become Popular. It makes the process of getting a tour easy, and timesaving for you. It also is almost always less expensive. In most cases when you are at an attraction, you will be escourted to the front of the line, and be given special treatment.
It is viator.com. They can do all of the work for you and get you into some awesome tours of the various attractions.
We have several links on this page to viator.com so that you may investigate their tours.
|Lucerne From The Lake||Lucerne On Lake Lucerne|
|A Gorgeous Castle Turned Into Hotel||Million Of Dollars Home|
|Big Homes Surround Lake Lucerne||The Scenery Is Gorgeous;|
|Heiniken Home (Heiniken Beer)||No Fishing Or Swimming|
Off The Dock!
|"Ho Hum"; Just More Mansions!||We Motored Clear|
Around The Lake
|Lake Lucerne Casino||Christ On The Lake|
|Lake Lucerne Dock||Wasn't That A Nice|
Tour Of The Lake
|4-Day Switzerland Tour from Lucerne to Zurich Including Mt Titlis Cable Car - $1,469.64|
Starting in Lucerne and ending in Zurich, experience the breathtaking Swiss Alps on this whirlwind 4-day adventure. Explore the picturesque mountain towns of Interlaken and Zermatt, sightsee in urban Geneva and Bern, and relish the countryside scenery in Gruy'res, birthplace of Gruy're cheese. Alpine views abound: ride a panoramic cable car to the snowy summit of Mt Titlis and admire Zermatt's iconic Matterhorn mountain, the inspiration behind the Disneyland theme ride. Enjoy a balance of guided tours with free time to explore independently. Transport and overnight accommodation also included.
|2-Day Switzerland Tour from Zurich to Geneva: Lucerne, Interlaken, Bern and Gruy?res - $622.18|
Spend two days discovering Switzerland's highlights with an expert guide, starting in Zurich and ending in Geneva. Experience the best of Swiss scenery, historic attractions, culture and activities ' from an Alpine cable car ride to a cheese factory tour ' as you visit the beautiful towns of Lucerne, Interlaken, Gruy'res and the country's capital, Bern. Stay overnight in a 4-star hotel, with buffet breakfast served in the morning, and enjoy a balanced mix of guided sightseeing tours and free time to explore independently.
|2-Day Switzerland Tour from Lucerne to Geneva: Mt Titlis, Bern and Gruy?res with Overnight in Interlaken - $622.18|
Let an expert guide show you the beauty of Switzerland on this 2-day tour from Lucerne to Geneva. Admire the snowcapped Swiss Alps on a panoramic cable car ride up Mt Titlis, soak up the scenery in Interlaken and tour UNESCO World Heritage'listed attractions in Bern, the country's capital. Then venture to rural Gruy'res for a taste of its famous cheese. Enjoy a balanced mix of guided sightseeing and free time to explore independently. All transport and overnight accommodation in a 4-star hotel is included.
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